Jesuit definition

  • noun:
    • Roman Catholic Church A member associated with the Society of Jesus.
    • One given to slight casuistry.
    • an associate of the community of Jesus
    • One of a religious purchase established by Ignatius Loyola, and accepted in 1540, under the subject associated with Society of Jesus.
    • Fig.: A crafty person; an intriguer.
    • an associate of “Society of Jesus” (or “Company of Jesus”), established by Ignatius Loyola in 1534 and confirmed because of the Pope in 1540.
    • A crafty or insidious individual; an intriguer: so called in allusion into the crafty and interesting techniques generally ascribed into the Jesuits.
    • [lowercase] A dress worn by ladies in the second area of the eighteenth century; a kind of interior morning-gown.
    • a member of the Jesuit order
  • adjective:
    • of, regarding, or feature of the society or its members
    • having qualities characteristic of Jesuits or Jesuitism
  • others:
    • resulting in to conform to the axioms for the Jesuits; make a Jesuit of.

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